Date/Time: Monday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m.
Location: 730 Classon Ave. 
Cost: $25 (plus Brown Paper Tickets ticketing fee)
Website: DrinkLocalNYC.com
You should go: If you like to think while you drink.

Get a sneak peek at Brooklyn's newest craft beer bar, Covenhoven (slated to open to the public next month), while learning about what’s happening in the local beer scene from both a business and historical perspective. Grab a pint and pull up a chair as a panel of beer experts explore NYC's rich brewing history, from the defining waves of European immigration through Prohibition and into today's slow food movement, painting a picture of a tenacious, deeply rooted and well satiated industry. Panelists include beer writers, bar owners, brewers and other industry insiders.